Supermoto SM Junior:
Matej Kokes is the new champion
In the last round of the Supermoto SM Junior European Championship, raced in Carole, France, Matej Kokes (Husqvarna) was crowned new Champion at the end of a great day of racing. The young Czech rider finished ahead of Mathias Vatkin (TM) and Ramon Godino (Yamaha).
SM Junior Race 1
Matej Kokes (Husqvarna) pulled away at the start and opened a solid gap over rivals in the first laps. The Czech rider pushed hard in the first part of the moto without sparing himself while he took it easy in the last laps. Behind him Mathias Vetkin (TM), Jason Van Drunen (Yamaha) and Ramon Godino (Yamaha) battled it out and crossed the finish line in the same order. Thanks to the victory of the first moto Matej Kokes moved to the top of the Championship standings.
SM Junior Race 2
At the start of the final heat of the season Matej Kokes (Husqvarna) took the lead of the race, Ramon Godino (Yamaha) faced a tough start and lost several positions. The leader of the race opened a solid gap over rivals and, as he did in the first moto, found the right margin to rule the final laps and won the race as well as the Championship. Ramon Godino was able to move to the second spot but was too far to try to get closer to Kokes, Mathias Vetkin (TM) classified third.
Matej Kokes won the Junior European Championship, Mathias Vetkin was second and Ramon Godino third.
SM Junior Overall Top 5
1. KOKES Matej (CZE, Husqvarna) Pts. 50 (25+25); 2. VETKIN Mathias (EST, TM) Pts. 42 (22+20); 3. GODINO Ramon (ESP, Yamaha) Pts. 40 (18+22); 4. VAN DRUNEN Jayson (NED, Yamaha) Pts. 38 (20+18); 5. BENVENUTI Andrea (ITA, KTM) Pts. 32 (16+16).